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Herbert Alan Holt

Herbert Alan Holt, British microbiologist. Fellow Institute biomedical Science; member British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Institute of Biology.


  • Holt, Herbert Alan was born on August 31, 1944 in Knottingley, Yorkshire, England. Son of Herbert and Mary (Dixon) Holt.

  • Education

    • Degree, Institute of Biology, London, 1985.


    • Medical laboratory science officer General Infirmary, Pontefract, England, 1960-1968. Senior/chief manager microbiology department Southmead Health Services, National Health Service Trust, Bristol, England, since 1968. Faculty Institute for Applied Technology, Illinois, 1993-1994.

      Chairman FIBMS steering group University of West of England, Bristol, since 1991. Lecturer Parenteral Drug Association, Maryland, since 1995. Member BSAC Working Party on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, London, 1987-1993.


    • Contributor over 120 articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


    Fellow Institute biomedical Science. Member British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Institute of Biology.



    Badminton, rugby, music, travel.


    • Married Margaret Jean Ellin, March 30, 1968. Children: Katherine Louise, Richard Alan.
    • father: Herbert Holt
    • mother: Mary (Dixon) Holt
    • spouse: Margaret Jean Ellin
    • children: Katherine Louise Holt
    • Richard Alan Holt
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    Born August 31, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1985
      Institute of Biology
    • 1960 - 1968
      Medical laboratory science officer, General Infirmary
      Pontefract, York, United Kingdom
    • 1968
      senior/chief manager, microbiology department Southmead Health Services
      Bristol, Connecticut, United States